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Navy Doctrine Developer

Posted by on January 11, 2019

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The NEXWDC Doctrine Developer is responsible for the development, editing, enhancement, advancement and updating of assigned U.S Navy doctrinal publications. Additionally, the Doctrine Developer will provide support for:

  • Execution of Navy Expeditionary Warfighting Development Center (NEXWDC) phase training;
  • Expeditionary Warfare (EXW), Irregular Warfare (IW), Construction (CON), and Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (ATFP) tactics analysis, review and standardization;
  • Navy Expeditionary concepts review and proof of concept in fleet exercises;
  • Mission area effectiveness assessments, and gap identification and analysis.


  • Support NEXWDC as a doctrine developer for publications designated by the NEXWDC Doctrine Program Manager for rewrite, update or merger with other U.S. Navy doctrinal publications, per the NEXWDC Doctrine Annual Plan.
    • Assist in the preparation of the draft Program Directive (PD) and annotated outline for each designated publication.
    • Support any conferences to review the draft PD and annotated outline as required.
    • Develop a First Draft of designated publications.
    • Post the publication on the NWDC Navy Doctrine Library System (NDLS) for fleet review/comment.
    • Collect and incorporate fleet comments via NDLS and other expedient methods under the guidance of NWDC for designated publications.
    • Prepare a consolidated matrix of fleet review comments stemming from the First Draft reviews and guidance from NEXWDC. Compose an Adjudication Draft of recommended modifications.
    • Support any Adjudication Draft review conferences to discuss recommended changes to Signature Drafts.
    • Support the preparation of Signature Draft publications.
  • Coordinate and participate in weekly coordination meetings with the NEXWDC staff.
  • Coordinate with external agencies for research support for doctrinal development as required.
  • Maintain compliance with all Corps Solutions policies regarding quality practices.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.


  • Experience in at least one or more of the following:
    • Naval Construction
    • Navy Expeditionary Logistics
    • Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
    • Coastal Riverine
    • Navy Expeditionary Intelligence
    • Navy and Naval Expeditionary operations
    • Amphibious operations
    • Combat Service Support
    • Expeditionary Mine Counter Measures (MCM) operations
    • Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP)
  • Three or more years’ experience in Navy doctrine writing, development and proponency.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English. Able to write clearly and present information competently.
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Windows and MS Office.


  • Required to sit for extended periods of time and maintain focus.


  • Ability to obtain or have a security clearance.
  • Requires 0% – 5% travel.


  • Location:
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: Yes
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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